Data Scientist

| Greater NYC Area
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Feather is redefining furniture rental for city living and helping people feel at home no matter where they live or how long they plan on staying. By giving people smarter options, Feather is able to keep more furniture in homes and out of landfills.

Feather is hiring a data scientist to work closely with our leadership team and investors to help drive the strategic direction of the company. You’re a great fit for this role if you’re happy to get to work on a wide array of tasks and projects, but also understand strategy and have the desire to be a part of building the team as we scale the data function.

What you’ll do:

  • Use analytical thinking, mathematics, and data manipulation to build models that can be used across various functions within Feather’s operations, engineering, and finance teams to make better and faster decisions
  • Build scalable practices to create a solid foundation for Feather’s backend data structure
  • Clearly define analytical business problems and create innovative solutions for them by facilitating the application of cutting edge techniques
  • Create a foundation for a data team and build the team over time by developing KPIs for the function and job descriptions for additional data hires
  • Transform large sets of raw data into easily consumable reports and models to be read by technical and non-technical users
  • Create dashboards and reports to empower teams (within Looker or excel).

What you need to be successful:

  • 1+ years experience in a data-focused role
  • Experience in SQL or other programming languages (like Javascript, Python, SAS)
  • Strong written and verbal communication to easily articulate findings to teams with varying degrees of experience with data analysis
  • Ability to work as an individual contributor to tackle basic data needs, and context switch to use higher level thinking in team meetings and strategy planning
  • Experience applying Machine Learning techniques and using platforms such as TensorFlow, Python, Pandas, etc.
  • Experience with Looker and the LOOKML
  • Experience and background in Finance is a big plus- specially in the creation of proection models
  • Some experience with AWS - Redshift services
  • Some Data Engineering experience or knowledge of ETL process preferred.

Who you are:

  • Based in NYC (or willing to move)
  • Excited about joining a startup and growing along with Feather
  • Passionate about Feather's mission
  • Eligible to work in the United States

What you’ll get when joining Feather:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Access to 401(k) and commuter benefits
  • Catered lunch three times a week and unlimited office snacks
  • Monthly in-office massages and after-work happy hours
  • A monthly wellness stipend
  • Flexible vacation and paid time off
  • A 50% discount on your own Feather subscription
  • The latest MacBook Pro and a high-resolution external monitor
  • A sit-stand desk and ergonomic desk chair
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Feather headquarters are in SoHo, with easy access to most subways as well as amazing food, drinks, and shopping.

What are Feather Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with JobPath, an organization that enables people with developmental disabilities to lead full and satisfying lives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 16 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 8 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
We have monthly celebrations that all Feather family members are invited to.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have built a perks & benefits program that is as flexible as Feather's core business model by infusing choice and autonomy into the perks we offer. We work with companies like Zeel (for massages) and Cherry (for wellness benefits) that let our employees decide what's best for them, which allows for higher utilization of the perks we offer and a better, individualized employee experience.

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